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Warm world: Floods are our future

New research says the potential destruction of climate change has been gravely underestimated

Water Sector Advisory Panel on Weather and Climate

Working together to restore human dignity through universal access to water and sanitation

Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events

The purpose of the forum is to generate demystified and interpreted weather and climate information to assess the options and possible remedies

Mashaba concludes investigation into Jo’burg storm

On December 30 last year, a violent storm caused extensive damage to some 1 326 properties

​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods

Inadequate infrastructure and clogged storm water drains are costing lives as extreme weather patterns become more frequent.

World records are now being broken year after year, but this is nothing to celebrate

No, it’s not the Olympics, it’s the weather. July 2016 is the hottest month in recorded history and people are responsible this unnatural phenomenon.

Earth’s climate having a ‘complete blowout’

Nasa – which uses its satellites to observe climate change – has said this year will probably be the hottest on record.

Can you take the weather with you?

The technology for forecasting the weather has been getting more and more local in recent years. Now it's personal, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Portable weather stations to fill data gaps

A simple tool could give meteorologists access to the world's information deserts, enabling data collection from large areas of the developing world.

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An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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